06:50 GMT09 March 2021
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    About 150,000 Russians with the right to vote are currently in Israel.

    TEL AVIV (Sputnik) — Russian nationals in Israel are voting at 13 polling stations in the Russian parliamentary elections on Sunday, the Russian embassy in Israel said.

    "Russian nationals living or temporary staying in Israel have the right to vote in the elections… 13 polling stations have been opened for vote in Israeli cities," the embassy said.

    According to the diplomatic mission, about 150,000 Russians with the right to vote are currently in Israel.

    On Sunday, Russian nationals are electing the Russian parliament's lower chamber of 450 seats. Half of the lawmakers will be elected from the party lists, while another 225 seats are contested in single-member constituency race.

    On Friday, the parliamentary elections were held on the Palestinian territories with the polling stations located in the cities of Ramallah, Nablus and Bethlehem.

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